Original Underclass, 10 Laws of Trust, Tobacco Kills
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 971
- Aug 30, 2016 4:00 pm
- 2:21:00 mins
The Original Underclass (16:53) Alec MacGillis is a journalist who covers politics and government for ProPublica. MacGillis is the recipient of the 2016 Robin Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting and received a Pulitzer Prize in 2008. In the 2008 and 2012 Presidential elections, the term “white working class” was often associated with integrity and virtue. “White Working Voters” were a key demographic the democrats were trying to hit. The demise of the underclass white American is mimicking the past trends of African Americans decades before today. They are seeing a rise in drug abuse and addiction, and in mortality and suicide rates. Should this be a surprise? Alec MacGillis discuss his article "The Original Underclass" The 10 Laws of Trust (1:03:33) Joel Peterson is the Chairman of the Board of Overseers at the Hoover Institution at Stanford as well as the Chairman of the Board at JetBlue Airways. He is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and has been since 1992. Peterson is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm. Joel Peterson shares insights from his book The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great. Liana Tan - Happy Mornings (1:31:04) Have you ever met someone who just always seems to be happy? Why does it seem like there are people in this world that are happier than the rest of us? You might be asking, “what did they have for breakfast?” Well, maybe that is just the right question. It could be that happy people start their mornings off differently than others. So our producer, Liana Tan, is going to share with us 5 ways happy people start their mornings. Tobacco Kills (1:49:23) Dr. Ron Hager is an Associate Professor of Exercise Sciences in the College of Life Sciences at Brigham Young University. His area of expertise is Chronic Disease Prevention. Dr. Hager discusses the dangers of tobacco use.